Title: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
Author: Amy Chua
Sarah P’s pick
This is the account of Amy Chua, a Professor of Law at Yale University and the mother to two girls. Chua follows what she calls the Chinese way of bringing up children rather than the Western way (although she does acknowledge the term Chinese mother or Western parents does not apply to everyone from these cultures). Continue reading
These are bookmarks of suggested reads for May and June on #readit2011 challenge. For more info you can go to the link above.
Another last Saturday book club meeting. The reading theme in May was grrlpower : a celebration of women. Three book club members have enjoyed those titles and would like to share their readings. The club left me very brief notes which I record as following. Continue reading
20 great Australian titles that have made it onto the 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists. Continue reading
John Aiken is coming to Parramatta City Library for the author talk on Tuesday 24 May. It’s one of the Programs for Men. Continue reading